Child Development Center Aide III (Master Teacher)

San Mateo
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Child Development Center Aide III (Master Teacher)

Posting Number: 2014489S

Department: Child Development CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4C0055

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 10

Salary Range: $44,410 (annual) - $56,970 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This position involves the planning, coordination and implementation of programs and activities for a Community College Child Development Center. Under general supervision, the Child Development Center Aide III (Master Teacher) assists the Coordinator in providing general programs and services, including compliance with legal policies and regulations. The Child Development Center Aide III (Master Teacher) leads the work of teachers, student assistants, clerical and other staff, volunteers and parents as assigned. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to address the needs of the children, families, and students in the program. Public contact is extensive, primarily involving children, their family and/or other guardians and college staff for the purpose of exchanging program information.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Child Development Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Please note: Children’s Center Instructional Permits obtained prior to February 1997 are considered equivalent to the Child Development Teacher’s Permit (Child Development Permit Matrix).

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education/ child development or a closely related field
• Minimum three years of successful experience teaching children 0-5 years of age in a center-based child development program
• Experience supervising and training the work of child development center staff in a center-based setting
• Extensive public contact experience with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
• Skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking, effective communication with parents, and appropriate communication with children
• Experience researching, compiling and formatting data for reports
• Experience with the organization and maintenance of electronic and manual files and records
• Experience with the use of software and other media as an integral part of a developmentally appropriate child development curriculum
• Current CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification
• 15 hours of Health & Safety training as required by licensing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of the techniques and program activities related to developmentally appropriate early childhood education
2. Skill in establishing and maintaining respectful, sensitive and effective communication and working relationships with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
3. Skill in teaching, teaching and guiding children 0-5 years old in structured learning and play activities
4. Skill in programming planning, implementation and evaluation
5. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
6. Skill in researching, comparing, analyzing, interpreting and compiling data for studies and reports
7. Skill in interviewing and assessment
8. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
9. Ability to be flexible and adapt to sudden changes in the work environment

Preferred Qualifications: Possession of a Site Supervisor Permit or a Children’s Center Supervision Permit and bilingual ability in a language other than English are desirable for positions in this classification.

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 10/09/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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